Very Large Telescope

Secondary KLA:
Science
Educational levels:
Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, Year 12

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This 10 minute video segment from Catalyst explains why the telescope is located where it is and relates it to the properties of light.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(SC5-13ES) explains how scientific knowledge about global patterns of geological activity and interactions involving global systems can be used to inform decisions related to contemporary issues

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACSSU182) Energy transfer through different mediums can be explained using wave and particle models

(ACSSU188) The universe contains features including galaxies, stars and solar systems and the Big Bang theory can be used to explain the origin of the universe

(ACSHE192) Advances in scientific understanding often rely on developments in technology and technological advances are often linked to scientific discoveries

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Resource type:
MovingImage
ScOT topics:
Supernovas, Galaxies, Black holes
File type:
text/html
Language/s:
en-AU
Author:
ABC - Catalyst
Publisher:
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Date created:
Wednesday, 18 November 2009

Resource ID: 29e288b8-fd97-4b45-96be-2ce2c269a438